May 13, 2020, Kathmandu

Justice and Rights Institute -Nepal (JuRI-Nepal) in solidarity with twenty-six partner organizations, has urged to the Minister for Education, Science and Technology, Honorable Giriraj Mani Pokharel and chairperson of Education and Health Committee of House of Represenatives Honorable Jaipuri Gharti to look into the policy recommendations on the implementation of the right to free, and compulsory education and swiftly initiate amendment of the Compulsory, and Free Education Act 2075, and ensure effective implementation.

The CSOs affiliated with the National Network for ESCR, in a memorandum submitted to the Minister Pokharel and chairperson Gharti says: “It has been 19 months that the Parliament passed the Compulsory, and Free Education Act 2075, but no rules, and regulations have enacted yet in order to translate the provisions into practice.” The rules and regulation are the guideline that shows how the provisions of Act are translated into action. The memorandum submitted to the minister and chairperson and policy recommendations offered by the CSOs are available here in Nepali version, please CLICK.

The CSOs signed on the memorandum are

  • JuRI-Nepal, Kathmandu
  • Economic Social and Cultural Rights National Network Secretariat
  • Indreni Gramin Bikas Kendra, Kapilbastu,
  • Amnesty International – Nepal chapter,
  • Adwan, Kathmandu,
  • Eco Himal, Kathmandu
  • Institute for Governance and Development (IGD), Kathmandu
  • Aadibasi Janajati Women Group, Kathmandu
  • Karnali Gramin Bikas tatha Anusandhan Kendra, KIDARC Jumla,
  • GoGo Foundation, Kathmandu
  • NGO Federation, Kathmandu,
  • Jagaran Media Centre, Kathmandu
  • Dignity Initiative, Kathmandu
  • National Campigan for Sustainable Development, Kavre,
  • FIAN Nepal,
  • Beyond Bejing Committee,
  • Madheshi Dalit NGO Federation,
  • WOREC, Kathmandu
  • MADE Nepal, Chitwan,
  • Nepal Mahila Muslim Sangh, Kathmandu
  • Nepal Mahila Ekata Samaj, Kathmandu
  • Radha Paudel Foundation, Kathmandu
  • Sancharika Samuha, Kathmandu
  • Justice for All, Kathmandu,
  • Fair Trade Group, Kathmandu,
  • Samaj ma Batabaraniya Sikhscya ko Bikas SEED Dang,
  • Siddhartha Samajik Bikas Kendra, Kapilvasut